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Linux Journal Issue #45/January 1998


Parallel Computing Using Linux  by Manu Konchady
Various classes of problems lend themselves to parallel computing solutions. This article discusses the concepts and shows how Linux can be used to address the problem.
Parallel Processing using PVM  by Richard A. Sevenich
PVM is a software application that allows you to turn TCP/IP networked computers into a single virtual machine in order to run parallel programming.
I'm Not Going to Pay a Lot for This Supercomputer!  by Jim Hill, Michael Warren and Patrick Goda
Los Alamos National Laboratory and Caltech obtain gigaflops performance on parallel Linux machines running free software and built of commodity parts costing less than $55,000 each.
HPF: Programming Linux Clusters the Easy Way  by Mike Delves
Mr. Delves tells us all about high performance Fortran and how it is used to write code to run efficiently on parallel computers.

News & Articles

X-CD-Roast: CD Writer Software  by Thomas Niederreiter
Mr. Niederreiter tells us all about his graphical user interface for writing data to a CD-ROM.
Netatalk, Linux and the Macintosh  by Richard Parry
With Netatalk, you can drag and drop files from Linux to Mac and back, share system resources and more.
LJ Interviews Mike Apgar, Speakeasy Café  by Marjorie Richardson
The Quick Start Guide to the GIMP, Part 3  by Michael J. Hammel
This month we learn how to use the Image Window and layers in building our images with the GIMP, a Linux power tool for the graphics artist.


Ricochet Modem  by Randy Bentson
Red Hat CDE  by Don Kuenz
Microway “Screamer 533”  by Bradley Willson
Running Linux  by Zach Beane
JDBC Developer's Resource  by Rob Wehrli
Unix for the Hyper-Impatient  by Daniel Lazenby


Internet Connections With the 56Kbps Modems  by Tony Williamitis
Higher speed Internet connections are on the horizon with U.S. Robotics' XS modem and Rockwell International's K56Plus.
At the Forge   A Recipe for Making Cookies  by Reuven M. Lerner
Cookies are an excellent way of keeping track of users who visit a web site. Here's how to use them.


Letters to the Editor  
From the Editor   The Beowulf Project  by Marjorie Richardson
Stop the Presses   LISA '97 Conference  by Phil Hughes
Linux Apprentice   Need More Info?  by Bill W. Cunningham
Need More Info? Here's how to get the information you need using GNU's hypertext system called info.
Take Command   Kill: The Command to End All Commands  by Dean Provins
Kill: The Command to End All Commands Need to get rid of a job that's gotten into a loop and refuses to end? Here's a command that will take care of the problem.
Linux Means Business   Linux at Rancho Santiago College  by Steve Moritsugu
Linux at Rancho Santiago College Linux is being used to teach Computer Science classes at a community college in Santa Ana, California.
New Products  
System Administration   Securing Networked Applications with SESAME  by Paul Ashley and Bradley Broom
Securing Networked Applications with SESAME This article describes the SESAME Security Architecture and how it can be used to secure your networked applications.
Kernel Korner   Playing with Binary Formats  by Alessandro Rubini
Playing with Binary Formats This article explains how kernel modules can add new binary formats to a system and show a pair of examples.
Extra: Geek Vocabulary   This article explains some of the common Geek terms.  
Linux Gazette   Remote Compilation Using ssh and make  by John R. Daily
Remote Compilation Using ssh and make Here's a quick lesson in setting up scripts to use the ssh and make commands for compiling on a remote machine.
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